University of Louisville Freshman Sam Embry is one of 10 scholars to receive the 2016 Grawemeyer Scholarship.
The award provides full tuition plus an additional $8,000 per year to cover college-related expenses. The scholarship goes to students interested in undergraduate research. To qualify, Kentucky high school graduates must have a minimum ACT score of 31, or 1420 on the SAT, and a grade point average of 3.75 or better.
Embry, a chemistry major at U of L’s College of Arts and Sciences, graduated in 2016 from Grayson County High School. He is the son of Patti and Larry Embry.
“I am very excited about this award and the opportunities it will bring me,” said Embry. “I look forward to my time at the University of Louisville with it.”
Embry was also named a 2015 Governor’s Scholar.